MC History Spotlight

History: The consolidation of Mason County’s school districts.

December 10, 2019

History: The consolidation of Mason County’s school districts. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. Prologue: This is a continuation of MCP’s series on the histories of Mason County’s public schools. Today, we talk about how our modern school districts came to…

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History: Pilgrimage to John Deere country.

November 25, 2019

History: Pilgrimage to John Deere country. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: This history column is a presentation of Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. The majority of these columns concentrate on local history. But, from time to time, there are stories beyond the boundaries of Mason County that may also be of interest to MCP’s readership. When you…

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History: The schools of Amber Township

October 29, 2019

History: The schools of Amber Township By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. Prologue: Public education in Mason County today looks much different than it did in the 19th century and first half of the 20th century. In the mid- to late-1800s,…

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History: The schools of Riverton Township

October 16, 2019

History: The schools of Riverton Township By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. Prologue: Public education in Mason County today looks much different than it did in the 19th century and first half of the 20th century. In the mid- to late-1800s,…

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History: The Ludington Ski Hill.

October 11, 2019

History: The Ludington Ski Hill. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. This regular column features a story from our county’s past. Today, we feature the story of the Ludington Ski Hill. Back in the early 60s, a group of fruit farmers…

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Legally Speaking: Consent to search

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